As solar PV continues to expand, utilities are increasingly conducting studies on how best to integrate these resources into the grid.
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This International Energy Agency report looks at the various policy options available to decision makers as increased distributed PV penetration proves disruptive to the centralized business models of traditional utilities.
On June 2, the U.S. Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination in the ongoing countervailing duty investigation against solar products from China. John Smirnow, SEIA’s Vice President for Trade, will discuss the key aspects of the determination and its potential impact on the U.S. solar market. Mr. Smirnow will also provide an update on SEIA’s efforts to resolve the broader U.S.-China solar trade conflict, including efforts to facilitate a negotiation dialogue between key U.S. and Chinese industry representatives.
Join SEIA and GTM Research for a webinar covering the highlights of the U.S. Solar Market Insight: Q1 2014 Report.
The U.S. solar market has burst out of the gate in 2014 by recording the second-largest quarter in history. This growth was led by the strong performance of the utility segment- both in the PV and CSP markets. The webinar highlights emerging trends in Q1, at the national level and in some of the top state markets. The discussion will also include detailed PV and CSP market forecasts for the rest of 2014 and beyond.
U.S. Solar Market Insight™ is a collaboration between the Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) and GTM Research that brings high-quality, solar-specific analysis and forecasts to industry professionals in the form of quarterly and annual reports. Released May 29, 2014.
Learn the what, who, and why of lobbying on Capitol Hill. Knowing what to say and what not to say is key to communicating your message effectively to legislators and their staff.
Watch this webinar to learn how the EPA’s upcoming carbon regulations on existing power plants will affect the solar industry. Participants will learn how the significant benefits solar energy offers ties in to the EPA’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and how investments in solar may be allowed to count towards state compliance for reducing carbon emissions under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.
As part of SEIA’s new membership services onboarding program, all new members receive a webinar to help their company hit the ground running, learn about membership benefits and how to take advantage of all of SEIA’s resources.
With a projected growth rate of 300% in the US over the next four years, distributed solar presents a number of challenges to the current distribution grid. This report from GTM Research details the new power electronics equipment used to address these challenges and provides descriptions of key markets, financing activity in the sector and state level market forecasting.